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On Measuring Code Coverage


In a previous post, I explained how to visualize what part of your code is covered by your tests. This post explores two questions that are perhaps more important: why and what code coverage to measure. Why We Measure Code Coverage What does it mean for a statement to be covered by tests? Well, it means that the statement was ...

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Bad Things Happen to Good Code


We need to understand what happens to code over time and why, and what a healthy, long-lived code base looks like. What architectural decisions have the most lasting impact, and what decisions made early will make the most difference over the life of a system. Forces of Compromise Most of the discussion around technical debt assumes that code degrades over ...

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Java Code Quality Tools – Overview


Recently, I had a chance to present the subject at the local IT community meetup. Here is the basic presentation: Java Code Quality Tools    and more meaningful mind map: But, I think I need to cover this subject more deeply. This blog post should be something like start point for further investigation in this direction. 1. CodePro Analytix It’s ...

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